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You're thinking about changing careers, but you don't know where to start. You need advice from experts in your new field, and a friend has someone he thinks would be the perfect mentor. What do you do? We have a recommendation: don't ask over email. Instead, make an appointment to meet in person. Face-to-face interactions might take more planning and effort, but they're way more effective in the end. That's true whether you're dealing with friends and family or building a professional network. There are several recent studies that make it easy to understand why.